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ENGLISH 205 Research and Persuasive Writing

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    • Profile picture
    Aug 22, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This class was awesome! I learned a ton of new techniques on how to research and write up a good lengthy paper. I would definitely recommend this class to anyone who is interested in becoming a better writer. This class made writing fun and the topics were super interesting!

    Course highlights:

    In this course, we learned how to find reliable resources when conducting research for a paper. We also learned the rules on citations and how to properly use quotes within a paper. We learned how to write up a paper using the "I say, they say" technique.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    If you’re planning to take this class be ready to work hard. Stay on top of the readings and do the homework, don't leave things for last minute. Come to class and be ready to learn. Oh and have fun!

    • Fall 2016
    • Rhiannon Hillman
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Many Small Assignments Great Discussions
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    Mar 29, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    Hillman is a passionate and engaging teacher who genuinely cares about her students understanding the material and having an opinion about it.

    Course highlights:

    I loved that we discussed and covered real world problems and that we didn't have to live by a textbook or weren't restrained in subjects.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    Do your assignments and you will get a 4.0.

    • Fall 2016
    • Rhiannon Hillman
    • Yes
    • Always Do the Reading Many Small Assignments Participation Counts
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    Dec 15, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this class, because she gives great feedback and knows the subject well. She is a fair teacher and you learn a lot in her class.

    Course highlights:

    The highlights were learning how to correctly format your paper in MLA format, write a great thesis, body, and conclusion.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure you do the assignments and proofread your papers.

    • Fall 2016
    • Hillman
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing A Few Big Assignments Requires Presentations

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